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Sakaihigashi Station

Sakaihigashi Station
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Sakai
Ward Sakai
Neighborhood 61, Mikunigaoka-Miyukidōri
Postal code 590-0028
Address in Japanese 堺市堺区三国ケ丘御幸通61番地
Opened 1898
Former name Ōshoji Station
Present name since 1900
Rail services
Station number(s) NK56
Operator(s) Nankai Electric Railway
Line(s) Kōya Line
Statistics 58,661 passengers/day
Bus Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Sakaihigashi Station (堺東駅 Sakaihigashi-eki, station number: NK56) is a railway station on the Nankai Electric Railway Kōya Line in Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the stations on the Koya Line with long history as it was the station of origin operated by Koya Railway, the predecessor of the Koya Line.

The station serves Sakai City Hall, and market facilities.


  • Layout 1
  • Surroundings 2
    • Public 2.1
    • Market 2.2
    • Others 2.3
  • Buses 3
  • Adjacent stations 4
  • External links 5


Station layout



This station has 2 island platforms with serving 4 tracks. Crossovers are located on the north and south of the station; single one in the north and scissors one in the south. A siding track is located in the east of Track 1, where Sakaihigashi Depot used to be.

1, 2  Kōya Line (southbound) for Koyasan and (Semboku Rapid Railway) Izumi-Chuo
3, 4  Kōya Line (northbound) for Namba





  • Nankai Bus Terminal
  • Hochigai Shrine
  • Tadeiyama Kofun


Sakaihigashi-ekimae (Nankai Bus)
for Oshoji and Sakai-ekimae
for Kanaoka
for Sakai City Hospital, Sagibashi and Dejima
for Kogyo-gakko-mae (Osaka Prefectural Sakai Technology High School), Sagibashi and Dejima
for Kogyo-gakko-mae, Mozu and Fukai
for Intex Osaka, Asia & Pacific Trade Center, and Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building
Kansai Airport limousine "Sorae" for Kansai Airport
for Asaka, Kita-Hanada and Kawachi-Amami
for Oshoji and Ayanocho
for Kinryocho and Ayanocho
for J-GREEN Sakai
for Sakaihama Seaside Stage
Expressway buses for Shinjuku and Tokyo
Expressway buses for Takeo Onsen, Sasebo and Huis Ten Bosch
Expressway buses for Odawara, Fujisawa, Kamakura, Ofuna and Totsuka
Expressway buses for Kashiwazaki, Nagaoka and Sanjo
Expressway buses for Yokohama, Odaiba, Tokyo Disneyland and Chiba
for Sakai-eki nishiguchi and Takumicho (Sharp Sakai Factory)
for Sakaihama Seaside Stage and Sakai-eki nishiguchi
for Otori

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Nankai Electric Railway Koya Line (NK56)
Asakayama (NK55)   Local   Mikunigaoka (NK57)
Tengachaya (NK05)   Semi-Express   Mikunigaoka (NK57)
Tengachaya (NK05)   Sub. Express   Kitanoda (NK63)
Tengachaya (NK05)   Sub. Express from Izumi-Chūō for Namba   Fukai (SB02, Semboku Rapid Railway)
Tengachaya (NK05)   Express   Kitanoda (NK63)
Tengachaya (NK05)   Rapid Express   Kitanoda (NK63)
Tengachaya (NK05)   Limited Express "Koya"
Limited Express "Rinkan"
  Kongō (NK66)

External links

  • (Japanese) Sakaihigashi Station from Nankai Electric Railway website
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